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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gina Frangello  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction



Illinois Connection

Frangello lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gina Frangello is an educator, author, editor and publisher. She founded Other Voices Books and the fiction section of The Nervous Breakdown. Her writing has been published in Salon, Dame, Ploughshares, the Boston Globe, BuzzFeed, among others.

She teaches at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Gina offers freelance manuscript consultations/developmental editing to writers of fiction and narrative nonfiction, both short form and book length.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- """Every Kind of Wanting""" *Best Books List, Chicago Magazine, 2016 *Best Books List, The Chicago Review of Books, 2016 *Optioned by Universal Cable Productions/Denver & Delilah """A Life in Men""" *Target Emerging Authors series *Book Club selection, NYLON magazine, The Rumpus and The Nervous Breakdown *Optioned by Universal Cable Productions/Denver & Delilah """Slut Lullabies""" *Finalist, Best Book of the Year, Foreword Magazine